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1975 New York Yankees season

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Start date  1975
General manager  Gabe Paul
Local television  WPIX
Owner  George Steinbrenner
Local radio  WMCA
Managers  Bill Virdon, Billy Martin
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Similar  1972 New York Yankees, 1979 New York Yankees, 1983 New York Yankees, 1982 New York Yankees, 1922 New York Yankees

The 1975 New York Yankees season was the 73rd season for the Yankees in New York, and the franchise's 75th season overall. The team finished with a record of 83–77, finishing 12 games behind the Boston Red Sox. The Yankees played at Shea Stadium due to the ongoing renovation of Yankee Stadium, which would re-open in 1976.

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Bill Virdon opened the season as Yankees manager, but he was replaced on August 1 by Billy Martin. This would be the first of five stints as Yankees manager for Martin.

Offseason

  • October 22, 1974: Bobby Murcer was traded by the Yankees to the San Francisco Giants for Bobby Bonds.
  • December 3, 1974: Joe Pactwa was purchased from the Yankees by the Alijadores de Tampico.
  • December 20, 1974: Sam McDowell was released by the Yankees.
  • December 31, 1974: Catfish Hunter was signed as a free agent by the Yankees.
  • January 21, 1975: Gene Michael was released by the Yankees.
  • Notable transactions

  • June 3, 1975: 1975 Major League Baseball Draft
  • Jim Beattie was drafted by the New York Yankees in the 4th round.
  • Willie Upshaw was drafted by the Yankees in the 5th round.
  • June 13, 1975: Ed Brinkman was purchased by the Yankees from the Texas Rangers.
  • Starters by position

    Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

    Other batters

    Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

    Starting pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    Relief pitchers

    Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

    References

    1975 New York Yankees season Wikipedia


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